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35+ Insanely Delicious Air Fryer Appetizers

An air fryer is an amazing appliance to cook just about any food. It brings fried food to life with less oil, especially with these air fryer appetizers.

These are quick and easy air fryer appetizer recipes. They’re perfect just for your family or as a party food.

So, if you’re hosting a game day or just stuck at home for the weekend and want something delicious to snack on, this list is for you.

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There’s everything from chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, pickles, fries, bacon-wrapped foods and more.

It’s all the ideas you’ll ever need to put together a food list easily.

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If you want elegant hors d’oeuvres, there are those foods too. So, you can impress your friends, co-workers, or just your family. Trust me, it will convert them to air frying.

They’re healthy recipes that contain either no oil or just a tablespoon at most and are insanely easy to make.

There are even keto-friendly low-carb options and weight watcher approved recipes so you can stay on track while indulging in some air fryer appetizers.

This list contains 35 different party food ideas. So, enjoy and start writing your next shopping list now!

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Why Should I Cook Appetizers in My Air Fryer?

Air fryers take just about any food and helps crisp them up. Even frozen foods come our crispier without drying them out than in the traditional oven.

Air fryer food is also cooked without or with just a little oil, making them much healthier than they would be when deep-fried.

A bigger air fryer, like the Cosori 6.8QT Dual Blaze (like I use) or the Cuisinart Air Fryer Oven allows you to cook a large number of food than you can with a smaller air fryer. You can even cook two appetizers at the same time using a rack!

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Air Fryer Appetizers

A collection of the best appetizers you can make in your air fryer for any occasion!

Cooked toasted ravioli in an air fryer

35 Best Air Fryer Appetizers

Samantha Erb
A collection of 35 air fryer appetizers that are perfect for parties, game days, and more. Includes this delicious air fryer ravioli recipe!
4.84 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Air Fryer Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 481 kcal


  • 12 frozen ravioli
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs


  • Marinara for dipping
  • Oil for misting


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Place two bowls side by side. Put the buttermilk in one and breadcrumbs in the other.
  • Dip each piece of ravioli into the buttermilk then breadcrumbs, making sure to coat it as best as possible.
  • Place each breaded ravioli into the air fryer in one single layer and cook for
    6-7 minutes, spritzing the tops with oil halfway through.
  • Remove the air fryer and enjoy immediately with marinara or freeze for up to 3 months.


Serving: 1gCalories: 481kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 20gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 1168mgFiber: 4gSugar: 9g
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